Player of the Week
Women's Soccer
Defensive Player of the Week
Ashley Holland
Benedictine College
Benedictine ran its current winning streak to five matches with two shutout wins last week. A senior GK from Omaha, Neb., Holland recorded five saves and posted her 7th clean sheet of the season as the Ravens remained atop the conference standings.
Player of the Week
Men's Soccer
Defensive Player of the Week
Luke Russell
Missouri Valley College
Russell helped Missouri Valley remain unbeaten in conference play and grab sole possession of first place after two wins last week. A sophomore defender from Dromore, Ireland, he tallied an assist in a 2-0 win over Central Methodist and helped the Vikings' defense allow just 10 shots in the two contests.
Player of the Week
Football
Special Teams Player of the Week
Mikquel Johnson
Missouri Valley College
Johnson piled up a career-high total in return yards for the Vikings in a 63-15 win over Culver-Stockton. A junior WR from St. Louis, Mo., he accumulated 206 total return yards that included a 77-yard punt return for a touchdown. He also had five receptions for 62 yards and a touchdown in the game.
Player of the Week
Volleyball
Setter of the Week
Becca Powers
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Powers posted stellar numbers in shared setting duties last week for the Pioneers, who remained atop the conference standings. A senior from Edmond, Okla., she averaged 6.9 assists to go along with 21 digs, three kills and a service ace as the Pioneers picked up wins over two ranked opponents at the Grand View Tournament.
Player of the Week
Volleyball
Player of the Week
Zoraida Heredia
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Heredia will represent the conference in contention for the NAIA Player of the Week award, which will be announced each Tuesday afternoon through the remainder of the regular season.
Player of the Week
Volleyball
Libero of the Week
Mallory Hull
Peru State College
Hull turned in another solid weekend for Peru State, which picked up its 20th win of the season. A senior from Morse Bluff, Neb., she averaged 7.4 digs and fired a .949 service percentage in wins over Sterling (Kan.) and Friends (Kan.).
Player of the Week
Football
Defensive Player of the Week
Dimitrios Finney
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Finney was part of a record-breaking effort by the MNU secondary in a 52-7 win over Evangel. A junior DB from Portland, ore., he recorded two interceptions, one going for a 95-yard return for a touchdown, as MNU tallied a school-record seven interceptions. He also added three tackles in the win.
Player of the Week
Women's Soccer
Offensive Player of the Week
Ashley Mauck
Baker University
Mauck netted the match-winner in both contests last week for Baker, which improved to 9-5-0 overall on the season. A senior midfielder from Lenexa, Kan., she had one goal in wins over both MidAmerica Nazarene and Graceland to give her 10 goals for her career.
Player of the Week
Men's Soccer
Offensive Player of the Week
Juan Carlos Heras
Missouri Valley College
Heras had a hand in three goals last week for the Vikings, who improved to 9-3-0 on the season with two victories. A sophomore from Sevilla, Spain, he scored twice and dished out one assist in a 6-1 win over Avila, including the game-winning goal.
Player of the Week
Men's Golf
Golfer of the Week
Tyler Barr
Culver-Stockton College
Barr turned in two solid rounds in difficult conditions at the NAIA Midwest Invitational at TPC Deere Run Golf Course in Silvis, Ill. A senior from Rushville, Ill., he shot a two-round total of 2-over 144 that included a 1-under 70 on the final day to share the low round of the day. He finished 5th overall and led the Wildcats to a 5th place team finish.
Player of the Week
Football
Offensive Player of the Week
Christian Haack
Benedictine College
Haack made the most of all four of his receptions in a record-setting performance for the Ravens in a 49-6 win over Peru State. A junior WR from El Paso, Texas, he scored touchdowns on each of his catches to pile up a school-record 246 yards, besting the previous single-game record by more than 60 yards. The four receiving touchdowns was also a new record.
Player of the Week
Volleyball
Hitter of the Week
Zoraida Heredia
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Heredia was a consistent performer last week for the Pioneers, who picked up wins over two ranked opponents as well as a conference victory. A senior OH from Yamasa, D.R., she averaged 3.2 kills and 3.0 digs to go along with 10 blocks as MNU tallied wins over Benedictine, #7 Viterbo (Wis.) and #25 Ashford (Iowa).
Ashley HollandLuke RussellMikquel JohnsonBecca PowersZoraida HerediaMallory HullDimitrios FinneyAshley MauckJuan Carlos HerasTyler BarrChristian HaackZoraida Heredia
 

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